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Economic Measures Trade

  • President Donald Trump has threatened to scrap the move to normalize relations between Washington and Havana, one of former President Barack Obama's signature foreign policy initiatives, if he doesn't get a better deal. "We're hopeful that when the Trump Administration conducts a thorough review of U.S.- Cuba policy, they will see how enhanced cooperation...

  • *Britain and U.S. have historically close relations. LONDON, Jan 25- Trade will dominate the first talks between the new leaders of the United States and Britain this week, with both hoping commitments to a future deal will redefine their' special relationship' in a new world order. Trump might use the meeting to go some way to winning concessions from Britain and...

  • *Britain and U.S. have historically close relations. LONDON, Jan 25- Trade will dominate the first talks between the new leaders of the United States and Britain this week, with both hoping commitments to a future deal will redefine their' special relationship' in a new world order. Trump might use the meeting to go some way to winning concessions from Britain and...

  • *Britain and U.S. have historically close relations. LONDON, Jan 25- Trade will dominate the first talks between the new leaders of the United States and Britain this week, with both hoping commitments to a future deal will redefine their' special relationship' in a new world order. Trump might use the meeting to go some way to winning concessions from Britain and...

  • *Britain and U.S. have historically close relations. LONDON, Jan 25- Trade will dominate the first talks between the new leaders of the United States and Britain this week, with both hoping commitments to a future deal will redefine their' special relationship' in a new world order. Trump might use the meeting to go some way to winning concessions from Britain and...

  • Peter Navarro, senior economic advisor to 2016 Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump last September.

    The administration of President Donald Trump wants manufacturing jobs to make up about a fifth of the U.S. workforce, says Peter Navarro.

  • William Daley, Argentiere Capital Head of U.S. Operations

    The president's TPP exit opens the door for China to "step into the void," says former Bill Clinton aide Bill Daley.

  • Jack Ma, executive chairman of the Alibaba Group, gives his perspective on Chinese President Xi Jinping's address on globalization to the WEF at Davos.

  • Jan 25- U.S.-based miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc reported weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings on Wednesday and warned that it may need to cut output and jobs at its mine in Indonesia if it can't secure a permit to export copper concentrates. Freeport's exports of copper concentrate from Indonesia have been halted since Jan. 12 when a ban on shipping...

  • A more protectionist United States would threaten Canada's economy. But Canadian officials are convinced Mexico will suffer the most damage from changes to the North American Free Trade agreement, under which Canada sends 75 percent of its exports to the United States. If constructed, the pipeline would provide oil producers in Canada with a quicker route to...

  • Freeport is being helped by higher prices for both metals but its copper business has been dented recently by a ban on exports of copper concentrates in Indonesia, where the company owns and operates the giant Grasberg gold-copper mine. The company's exports of copper concentrate from Indonesia have been halted since Jan. 12 when a ban on shipping unprocessed...

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Jan 25- Chicago corn futures fell for a third session in a row on Wednesday to touch a one-week low, dragged down by ample world stocks and concerns over U.S. trade policy under President Donald Trump. Soybeans resumed their downward trend of the past week, hitting their lowest in nearly two weeks, as a rebound at Tuesday's close petered out and drier...

  • Animal spirits roam the Street but remain cautious: Pro

    Lindsey Bell, CFRA Research, says she thinks the fundamentals are coming back but cautions that questions remain about President Trump's policies.

  • Stock pickers market again: Pro

    The days of building portfolios only around ETFs are over, says Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets, sharing his outlook on the rally.

  • BEIJING, Jan 25- China's foreign exchange regulator on Wednesday denied media reports the country was cracking down on capital outflows by restricting financing related to imports. Companies that engage in genuine, legal cross-border trade and investment will not be affected, China's State Administration of Foreign Exchange said in a statement on its...

  • Trump needs weaker dollar to readdress trade balance

    Jane Foley, head of FX strategy at Rabobank, discusses where the U.S. dollar could move to following protectionist policies from new U.S. President.

  • TOKYO, Jan 25- Japan is cool to the notion of inviting China to join a pan-Pacific trade pact abandoned by U.S. Australia and New Zealand said on Tuesday they hoped to salvage the TPP by encouraging China and other Asian countries to join. Chile has invited ministers from other TPP countries and China and South Korea to a summit in March to discuss how to proceed.

  • BEIJING, Jan 25- The European Union urged China on Wednesday to make "concrete progress" in opening its markets to global investment, after Chinese President Xi Jinping decried protectionism in a speech at the recent World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. In June 2016, the European Chamber of Commerce in China warned that foreign companies face an...

  • *Exports +5.4 pct yr/yr in Dec vs forecast +1.2 pct. TOKYO, Jan 25- Japan's exports rose for the first time in 15 months in December on strong sales of electronics and car parts, a positive sign for the export-reliant economy even as U.S. protectionism threatens to hurt trade across the region and dent external demand. Ministry of Finance data showed on Wednesday...

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 25- Chicago corn futures slid for a third session on Wednesday to touch a one-week low, dragged down by ample world stocks and concerns over U.S. trade policy under President Donald Trump. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active corn contract had fallen 0.5 percent to $3.61-1/ 2 a bushel by 0327 GMT. Concerns about prospects for U.S. agricultural trade...